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Meagan McCardle

 

B. Sc. (Hons), M. Sc. (candidate)
Psychology and Law Lab
Science Building, Office SN 2057B
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Email: mim745@mun.ca
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/meaganmccardle


Research Interests

  • Youth comprehension of legal rights
  • Police language and practice in interrogations of youth suspects
  • Deception detection
  • Juror evaluation of victim credibility (i.e., Muslim women wearing a niqab or hijab)

Research Contributions

Presentations

McCardle, M. (2016). Assessing implementation of section 146 of the YCJA: Comparing police language in interactions with adults and youth. Presentation, Science Atlantic Psychology Conference, Université de Moncton.

Guest Lecture: Deception Detection, Psychology 2150 (N=220), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL. 19 October 2016.

Poster presentation: McCardle, M. (2016). Assessing implementation of section 146 of the YCJA: Comparing police language in interactions with adults and youth. Psychology Research Day, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Professional Activities

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law – Ad hoc co-reviewer, 2016

Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity (JIRIRI) – Peer reviewer, 2015-present

Publications

McCardle, M., Keeping, Z., & House, J. C. (2015, December). A Right to Understanding. Blue Line, 16-17.

Psychology and the Public Interest

McCardle, M. (2016). Safeguarding youth interrogation rights: Enhancing legal literacy through technology. Presentation, Memorial University Faculty of Science Three Minute Thesis Competition.

McCardle, M. (2016). Safeguarding youth interrogation rights: Enhancing legal literacy through technology. Presentation, Memorial University School of Graduate Studies Three Minute Thesis Competition.

Honours and Awards

1st Place Winner, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Graduate Studies Three Minute Thesis competition, 2016

Dr. James L. Walker Convocation Award, 2016

Joseph Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (SSHRC), 2016

Dean’s Excellence Award, Memorial University, 2016

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, 2016

Undergraduate Summer Student Internship Program position recipient, Memorial University, (declined), 2016

MUN Mentors Certificate of Distinction, 2014, 2015

Dean of Science Book Prize, Memorial University, 2015

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, 2015

Faculty of Science Opportunity Fund Scholarship, Memorial University, 2014

Academic Honour Roll, University of Limerick, 2014

Dean’s Academic Honours List, University of Prince Edward Island, 2012

Biovectra Ltd. Earl and Annie Duffy Full-tuition Scholarship, University of Prince Edward Island, 2011

Governor General’s Academic Medal – Bronze, 2011

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